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From dbrosIus <dbros...@baybroadband.net>
Subject Re: [bcel] Deprecated InstructionConstants
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2016 09:41:44 GMT
This is the problem with Commons.  

-------- Original message --------
From: sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> 
Date: 06/02/2016  5:15 AM  (GMT-05:00) 
To: Commons Developers List <dev@commons.apache.org> 
Subject: Re: [bcel] Deprecated InstructionConstants 

On 2 June 2016 at 07:56, Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org> wrote:
> Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> schrieb am Do., 2. Juni 2016 um
> 08:00 Uhr:
>
>> So trunk packages would be renamed _back_ from bcel6 to the 5.2 packages?
>>
>
> That's what I understood from sebb's last message.

Yes, that would need to happen to support BC.

>
>>
>> Gary
>>
>> On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 3:43 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Hang on please.
>> >
>> > There were plans to produce a new incompatible release with new Maven
>> > coords and new package names.
>> > However as I recall there was some pushback from users who wished to
>> > have a drop-in release.
>> > That is not possible unless the release is binary compatible.
>> >
>> > So I spent quite a bit of effort reworking the changes so as to
>> > facilitate a binary compatible release.
>> > As far as I can recall, that effort was successful apart from changes
>> > to an interface (or two).
>> >
>> > There were some ideas as to how to resolve the interface
>> > incompatibilty, but no agreement was reached.
>> > I think the options were:
>> > - introduce new interface(s) extending the old one(s)
>> > - keep the interface(s) and handle any runtime errors
>> > - use the Java 8 (?) facility which allows an interface to contain a
>> > method implementation.
>> >
>> > Note that the code does not yet support some Java 8 features.
>> >
>> >
>> > On 1 June 2016 at 09:34, Jan Matèrne (jhm) <apache@materne.de> wrote:
>> > >> It does not make sense though. All of the code in the bcel6 package
is
>> > >> going to be released for the first time in the upcoming 6.0 release.
>> > >
>> > > Ok, didnt know that.
>> > > Then I'm fine :)
>> > >
>> > > Just wanted to give a hint.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Jan
>> > >
>> > >
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